San Diego La Raza Blog

Keynote Announced!

BREAKING NEWS! EDWARD JAMES OLMOS TO BE KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT THE 2014 SDLRLA SCHOLARSHIP FUND GALA DINNER!  Known for such roles as Lt. Martin Castillo in Miami Vice, Jaime Escalante in Stand and Deliver,  Admiral William Adama in Battlestar Galactica and Prof. James...

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Children at our Border

Children at our Border:  Questions and Answers about Children Fleeing Violence in Central America, is a new ADL website dedicated to the humanitarian situation at the border In response to anti-immigrant rhetoric that demonizes and dehumanizes children fleeing...

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Scholarships Open Now!

San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association Scholarship Fund  is a nonprofit charitable corporation that provides scholarships to law students who have contributed to the Latino community. Our awards go to students who have met our criteria of community service, financial...

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Nominations Open!

2014 Attorney of the Year Nominations – Now Open! Every year at the Annual Gala & Dinner, SDLRLA presents an “Attorney of the Year” award to an outstanding lawyer in the community. Past recipients include Kevin Keenan, Jose Garza Badillo, Victor Torres, Carmen...

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Youth & Pepper spray?!

SDLRLA was one of eleven organizations to sign on to a formal complaint against the County of San Diego Department of Probation about the excessive use of pepper spray in San Diego Juvenile Detention Facilities. The 34-page complaint, including 170 exhibits, asks the...

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Couture for a Cause

       Wednesday, September 24, 2014   6:00 - 9:00 p.m.  San Diego Hall of Champions 2131 Pan American Plaza Bringing San Diego legal professionals together to benefit children in need, the San Diego Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators, in...

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Help Border Angels

Border Angels is a non-profit organization supporting humanity. The organization consists of extraordinary volunteers who want to stop unnecessary deaths of individuals traveling through the Imperial Valley desert areas and the mountain areas surrounding San Diego...

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Informed Voters

The Informed Voters Project, a project of The National Association of Women Judges, is a non-partisan voter education project developed to increase public awareness about the judicial system, to inform voters that politics and special interest attacks have no place in...

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SCOTUS Fellow

The Supreme Court Fellows Commission is now accepting applications for the 2015-2016 Supreme Court Fellows Program.  Each year, the Commission selects four talented individuals to engage for one year in the work of the Supreme Court of the United States, the...

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Summer Picnic!

Join us for our 2nd Annual Summer Picnic! Directions:  Take the 5 Freeway and exit on Sea World Drive/Tecolote Road. Head East past Morena Blvd. SDLRLA will be on the right! Don't forget to bring chairs, blankets or tents and lots of suncreen. We'll provide the rest!...

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Run for the SDLRLA Board!

Dear SDLRLA Members, I cannot believe how fast this past year has gone by. It has been such a pleasure and an honor to serve the membership of SDLRLA, to work with an incredible Board of Directors, to work with the other San Diego County bar organizations and national...

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NALEO HH

San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association is excited to welcome the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) to San Diego for it's 2014 Latino Political Convention. As part of the host committee, SDLRLA will be hosting a convention kick-off...

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El Henry

La Raza Lawyers Association presents La Jolla Playhouse's production of El Henry in East Village! Written by Herbert Siguenza from Culture Clash.   Before the play, across the street, join us for a Latino Professionals Mixer at Monkey Paw Pub & Brewery, 16th...

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DACA Update

For our Immigration Practice Attorney members:  Wondering what to do now with the recent changes/updates in DACA? NALEO has provided the following infographics in Spanish and English: Rev.Stand.Alone.Renewal.FAQs.6.5.14 SPANISH.PDF Rev Stand Alone Renewal FAQs 6 5...

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SDLRLA Endorses Bob

    San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association Endorses Candidate for District Attorney San Diego, CA - San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association, San Diego’s Latino Bar Association, held its first District Attorney Forum on Wednesday, May 28 at 6:30 p.m. to address issues...

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Neighborhood Law School

The Return of Neighborhood Law School!  Volunteers needed to make legal presentations! The San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association and the Earl B. Gilliam Association are proud to again offer a fantastic free community program, "Neighborhood Law school,"  whereby free...

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